Today in History for November 1703
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24th - 1st Lutheran pastor ordained in America, Justus Falckner at Phila
25th - The Great Storm of 1703, the greatest windstorm ever recorded in the southern part of Great Britain, reaches its peak intensity which it maintains through November 27. Winds gust up to 120 mph, and 9,000 people perish in the mighty gale.
26th - Great storm hits Southern England 1000s killed, Royal Navy losses 13 ships and around 1500 seamen
27th - The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2
Deaths 1 - 2 of 2